Great Bend Fire/EMS
Firefighters made two ambulance runs on Wednesday. There was one fire call.
At 7:28 p.m. units responded to 1416 11 St. for a car fire.
Upon arrival units found flames coming from under the hood area of a 1997 Pontiac 4 door passenger car.
The owner was spraying water on the flames with a garden hose. Firefighters extinguished the fire that also had extended into the dash of the passenger compartment.
The owner stated he was driving down the street when the car started on fire under the hood. He then pushed the car up the street in front of a friend’s house and used his garden hose on the fire.
The fire appears to have originated in the engine compartment. The car was a total loss.
Great Bend Police
Theft of a bike was reported at 5954 Birchwood Drive.
A non-injury accident was reported at 2618 Paseo Drive.
Theft of reels was reported at Petroleum Electric Services located at 701 Adams St.
Theft of a wallet was reported at the Great Bend Convention Center located at 3017 10th St.
Theft of a cell phone was reported at 4800 17th St.
Barton County Jail
Booked Aug. 3
Kyle Stroud, Great Bend — Contempt
Derek Petz — Contempt of court
Taliesa Humphrey — Serve sentence
Ricky Bryant, Hoisington — Domestic battery
Victoria Starks, Great Bend — Serve sentence
Jared Cregger, Hoisington — Failure to appear
Linda Fernandez — Serve sentence
Jamie Lauffer, St. John — No drivers license, expired tag, no proof of insurance
Aaron Rennaker, Great Bend — Driving while suspended
Travis Beal, Great Bend — Contempt of court
Released Aug. 3
Derek Petz, Great Bend — $790 cash bond
Jason Grove — Order of release from court
Brett Fisher — Serve sentence
Cynserae Smith-Barnes — To Colorado Department of Corrections
Jared Cregger, Hoisington — $160 cash bond
Jamie Lauffer, St. John — $1,000 cash/surety bond
Aaron Rennaker, Great Bend — $1,000 surety bond
Kevin Elam, Great Bend — $1,000 cash/surety bond